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COLUMBIA PLAIN GREEN DIPPED - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
COLUMBIA PLAIN GREEN DIPPED
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
SPAIN
Production Date Range:
1490-1565
Defining Attributes:
Light cream to buff paste color, with a soft, chalky, spongy clay texture. Occasionally pink.

Off-white, cream, or grayish-white tin enamel, over which a light green, grass green or turquoise green lead glaze has been applied (usually through dipping).

Appliquéd appendages sometimes occur most often vertical I-shaped lug handles .

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
ESCUDILLA
JAR
PLATO
Comments:
Columbia Plain Green Dipped is essentially Columbia Plain with a portion of the vessel covered with a green lead glaze. Small fragments may be totally covered in the green glaze, and care should be taken not to misidentify these as a lead-glazed ware.
Published Definitions:
Deagan 1987; Fairbanks 1973; Goggin 1968; Lister and Lister 1982